You can not make this stuff up. You would think the California legislature would have something better to do other than implementing a hotel mandate requiring fitted sheets instead of flat sheets because the fitted sheets are easier for the hotel staff to swap out.
Government bureaucrats are [fill in the blank in the comments section]. Read the full article over at Fox News.
Fitted or flat?
That’s the weighty question facing the California Legislature, which is considering a bill that would regulate what type of sheets can be used on hotel bed mattresses across the state.
Supporters of the bill argue it will reduce worker injuries by eliminating the need for workers to repetitively lift extremely heavy mattresses when making beds. They contend that flat sheets cause workers to strain their backs, shoulders and wrists, and are often responsible for repetitive motion injuries.
Why not just pass legislation that requires hotel guests to make their own beds? Maybe pass a law that only allows hotel staff to change the sheets when a new guest arrives in the room?